disconcert


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to cause (a person) to be self-consciously distressed

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Anna was disconcerted by the intent look of inquiry Dolly fixed upon her.
Helen began some laughing reply, and then disconcerted them all by blushing.
In her book "Prince Edward," royal author Ingrid Seward shared that Queen Elizabeth has little ways that can disconcert those who are not used to them.
Her anachronistic use of "lesbian," while extensively rationalized and italicized for emphasis, is more apt to disconcert than to do the intellectual work intended: it elides the differences of the past rather than forcing us to examine them.
KHAIRPUR -- SEPCO disconcerted electricity supply to 50 houses in Khairpur city on Saturday for non-payments of bills.
'We're disconcerted how the medical record of Yoo was revealed.'
As the waves crashed against the rocks, I was also reminded of this poem by Ralph Waldo Emerson, a man who respected nature in a way we perhaps do not: "The water understands Civilization well; It wets my foot, but prettily, It chills my life, but wittily, It is not disconcerted, It is not broken-hearted: Well used, it decketh joy, Adorneth, doubleth joy: Ill used, it will destroy, In perfect time and measure With a face of golden pleasure Elegantly destroy."
The adorable couple next to me and their equally adorable daughter looked disconcerted at my ungraceful maneuvering around their seats.
(Part of the thrill is checking the cool lateral-G-force meter to see how you're holding up One feature disconcerts: During light driving the transmission sometimes locks out second gear and drops you into fourth.
Now What?" [D/J '05], I was rather disconcerted. Each article professes the need to essentially follow your crush everywhere and call him over and over, "appearing" wherever he is, and bothering his friends just to get him to notice you.